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Basford
Joseph William was born in 1893 and was the son of George a carter and Annie Arbon née Daykin of 9 Cottage Row, Daybrook His father George was born in 1867 in Gravely, Cambridgeshire, his mother Annie Daykin was born in 1874 in Tibshelf, Derbyshire, they were married in 1892, their marriage recorded in the Basford Registration District, they went on to have the following children, Joseph b1894, Susan b1896, Annie b1897 and George b1900 all were born in Nottingham. Joseph was educated at St Philips School, Nottingham and worked for Home Brewery and Mr R Clower and son in Daybrook. He married his wife Mary Guise in 1912 in Nottingham and lived at 22 North Street, Kimberley, Nottingham and they had 3 children.
He worked for Home Brewery, Daybrook
16 Apr 1918
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164914 - CWGC Website
42897
Private
South Staffordshire Regiment
Private Joseph William Arbon enlisted in 1915 at Nottingham and initially served with the Royal Horse Artillery but was at some point in the war transferred to the South Staffordshire Regiment, joining their 4th battalion. On the 15th April 1918 the battalion was moved into positions at Mont Noir where they dug in. On the 16th April 1918, the enemy laid down heavy shelling on the woods and slopes of Mont Noir, Joseph was amongst those killed in action during this shelling. He is buried in the Strand Military Cemetery, Belgium
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